Swedish Medical Center
Provided spiritual care to patients, families, and staff by offering a listening, compassionate presence, prayer, ritual, and advocacy. Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team to meet the physical, mental, and emotional/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Participated in the palliative care pilot project on the Neuro-ICU and accompanied patients and families through difficult and often abrupt transitions. Led chapel services and collaborated with religious resources in the community. Co-faciliatated a bereavement support group. Used the action/reflection model of learning, verbatims, and group process to increase my awareness and enhance my use of self in providing clinical care.